I Love Blues Guitar » Big Bill Broonzy – Hey Hey

Big Bill Broonzy – Hey Hey

Big Bill Broonzy

He was among the very best understood blues gamers and tape-recorded over 260 blues tunes, consisting of Feelin’ Low Down, Remember Big Bill, Make Me Getaway, and Big Bill Broonzy Sings Country Blues. His recording profession covered 5 long years, as he took a trip from Mississippi to Chicago as well as to Europe, where he ended up being popular.

In the 1930’s Broonzy ended up being referred to as among the significant artist on the Chicago Blues scene. Throughout this time he carried out with other leading blues artists in Chicago such as l Memphis Minnie, Tampa Red, Jazz Gillum, Lonnie Johnson, and John Lee “Sonny Child” Williamson.


In 1938, Broonzy carried out at John Hammond’s well-known Spiritual and Swing performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City. This was the very first time that he had actually ever carried out in front of a white audience. After the performance, individuals begin calling him “Big Bill” Broonzy.

He passed away of throat cancer in 1958.
In 1980, he was sworn in into cry Foundation’s Hall of Fame.

Copyright © I Love Blues Guitar